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Second Annual  School of Forest Resources Job Fair

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Network with students. Conduct interviews.

Share information about your organization and employment opportunities.

Employers seeking both summer interns and full-time hires are welcome.

Please contact Jamie Murphy, instructor/coordinator, School of Forest Resources at or 814-865-4237 to request registration details.

SFR Outstanding Alumni Nomination Form

SFR Alumni Group Board of Directors

Elected at-large members

Marc D. Lewis (’78 FORSC) 2010 1st *
(Corporate Officer, Dwight Lewis Lumber Co;. Inc.)
P.O. Box A
Hillsgrove, PA 18619-0901
(570) 924-3028 home
(570) 924-3507 office
spouse: Diane

Robert D. "Bob" Rorabaugh (’72 FORSC) 2010 1st
Vice President
(Owner, Rorabaugh Lumber)
P.O. Box 321, 57 Byers Road
Burnside, PA 15721
(814) 277-6086 home
(814) 845-2277 office
(814) 845-7122 fax (preferred to e-mail)
spouse: Barbara

Cecile M. Stelter (’89 FORSC, ‘90g FOR R) 2010 1st
(District Forester, PA DCNR Cornplanter Forest District.)
323 North State Street
North Warren, PA 16365
(814) 827-3758 home
(570) 723-0262 office
spouse: James

Thomas H. Yorke (’64 FOR, ’67g FOR) 2010 2nd
(Hydrologist, Yorke Consulting, Inc.)
5384 Antioch Ridge Drive
Haymarket, VA 20169
(703) 753-0271 home
(703) 593-1706 office
spouse: Jeannie

R. Alexander "Alex" Day (’67 FOR T) 2011 1st
(Retired Forest Nursery Operations Manager, PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry)
111 Flint Court
Bellefonte, PA 16823
(814) 357-9139 home
spouse: Sandra

Ralph E. Heilig (’58 FOR) 2011 1st
(Retired District Forester, PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry)
532 Briar Lane
Chambersburg, PA 17202
(717) 263-8647 home

Thaddeaus "Thad" Taylor ('97 FORSC) 2011 1st
(Senior Loan Officer, AgChoice Farm Credit)
202 East Oak Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
(800) 327-6878 office
(814) 335-2822 cell
(814) 274-0438 fax
spouse: Cynthia

Denise Mitcheltree (’94 W F S, ’96g W F S) 2011 2nd
(Game Lands Manager, Pennsylvania Game Commission)
3607 Tamarack Road
Renovo, PA 17764
(570) 923-0311 home/office
spouse: John Wasserman

Tracey L. Coulter ('01a FORT, '03 FORSC, '05g FOR R)  2012 1st
(Watershed Coordinator, PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry)
P.O. Box 87
Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065
(717) 783-0381 office

Frank S. Judd ('67 FOR T, '73g FOR R) 2012 2nd
(President, The Forests First Group)
6363 Christie Ave., Suite 2726
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 428-0318 office
(717) 951-2898 cell
(510) 428-0318 fax
spouse: Mary

Roxanne C. Shiels ('93g FOR R) 2012 1st
(Associate Director, Conferences and Institutes, Penn State)
1151 Egypt Hollow Road
Julian, PA 16844
(814) 863-5123 office
spouse: Andrew

Richard E. Vrboncic ('80 FORSC)  2012 1st
(Co-Manager of the McDonald Offices for Bartlett Tree Experts)
72 Pond Court S.
Bridgeville, PA 15017
(724) 695-1660 office
spouse: Linda

* year term expires;  degrees listed are those earned in SFR

Other Members

Immediate Past President,
SFR Alumni Group

Mark R. Webb (’73 FORSC)
(Consulting Forester and Owner, Mark R. Webb and Company)
11021 U.S. Route 6
Union City, PA 16438
(814) 663-5393 home
(814) 663-5393 office
(814) 663-4008 fax
spouse: Blare

Director, School of Forest Resources
Michael G. Messina ('79 FORSC)
121 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-7541 office
spouse: Jane

Assistant Director for Outreach, School of Forest Resources
James C. Finley ('70 FORSC, '75g FOR R)
302 Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 0401office

President, College of Ag Sciences Alumni Society (CAAS) ex officio
Carrie Bomgardner
(Marketing Director, PA Beef Council
and Co-owner, Calkins Creamery)
1725 Tower Road
Mifflinburg, PA 17844
570-966-9845 home
spouse: Daryl

Informational copy of correspondence also to be sent to: Naomi Knaub, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, College of Agricultural Sciences, 229 Ag Admin, (814) 863-7278, e-mail:

Faculty Member,
School of Forest Resources
Sanford S. Smith ('01g FOR R)
(Lecturer in Forest Resources and Natural Resources and Youth Extension Specialist)
335 Forest Resources Building
University Park, 16802
(814) 865-4261office
spouse: Patty

Undergraduate Student,
School of Forest Resources

Amanda L. Bowe
(B.S. Candidate, Wildlife and Fisheries Science)
School address: 257 Atherton Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Home address: 1264 N. Manor Rd.
Honey Brook, PA 19344

Graduate Student,
School of Forest Resources

Benjamin M. Gamble ('06 FORSC)
(M.S. Candidate, Forest Resources)
220 Forest Resources Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
(570) 971-5401 cell

Executive Director
Ellen A. Manno ('86g FOR R)
(Assistant Director, Special Programs)
416A Forest Resources Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-5831 office
(814) 234-8157 home
(814) 865-3725 fax